Lions have three named to the USTFCCA All-Academic Team

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern men's cross country team have had three individuals named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team today. 

Jake Benton, Eric Schott and Andrew Webster were all given the honor. To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team in Division II, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or greater through the most-recent semester, completed at least 12 credit hours in the semester of cross country competition, and placed in the top 50 percent at the most recent NCAA National Championships or in the top 30 percent at the NCAA Regional Championships.

A total of 208 student-athletes represent the 101 institutions that compose the group.